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Weber State basketball: Wildcats have late nonconference game

Published: Friday, March 11 2011 12:38 a.m. MST

GAME 31: at Saint Mary's

WHEN: Friday, March 11, 2010

WHERE: McKeon-Pavilion (3,388)

SITE: Moraga, California

TIME: 8:05 p.m. (MST)

RADIO: AM-1430

SERIES HISTORY

Saint Mary's leads the series, 2-0. SMC won 80-69 in Moraga during the 1990-91 season, then won in Ogden the next season (1991-92) 74-71.

WEBER STATE VS. WCC

Weber State is a collective 53-19 (.736) vs. teams which currently make up the WCC. Most of those games (43) came against former Big Sky Conference member, Gonzaga (1963-79). The Cats are 31-12 vs. the Bulldogs. ... The two teams in the WCC with a winning record vs. Weber State are Saint Mary's (2-0-) and San Francisco (2-1).

SCOUTING THE GAELS

Saint Mary's comes into Friday's game with an overall record of 24-8. SMC lost to Gonzaga, 75-63, last Monday night in the finals of the WCC post-season tournament. SMC has lost four of its last six games. .... The Gaels have significant wins over St. John's (NY), 76-71, back on November 15 at home. They won at Gonzaga, 73-71, on Jan. 27. ... SMC and WSU have two common foes this year in BYU and Utah State. The Gaels lost to BYU (74-73) in the finals of the South Padre Island Classic on Nov. 27, and lost at home to Utah State (75-65) in an ESPN Bracketbuster game. The Wildcats opened the season (Nov. 12) losing at Utah State (77-65), and lost at home to BYU, 72-66, on Dec. 21.

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